A new $19,500 information kiosk will eventually be installed at the Gothenburg Cemetery. Payment for the kiosk was approved Jan. 5 by the Gothenburg City Council to Windy Prairie Systems.
Holdrege, Neb. –The Central Nebraska Public Power and Irrigation District’s board of directors elected new officers and seated two new board members at the first monthly meeting of 2021 on Thursday. David Rowe of Johnson Lake was elected to his second two-year term as board president. Rowe has represented Dawson County on Central’s board since 2005.
Grand Island, Neb. - Applications are being accepted for the Central Platte Natural Resources District’s Grazing Deferment Cost-Share Program. Grazing deferment is essential when planning for a prescribed burn. Allowing the site to rest provides the adequate fuel load that is necessary for a successful burn. Most burns rely on fine fuel made up of warm season grasses for combustion to create the desired impacts; which is why it’s important to allow ‘dead grasses’ to remain in the field to serve as the fine fuel for your presc r ib e dfi re . Funding Assistance
FIRST BABY OF THE NEW YEAR: Elkin Wayne Knust was born at 7:28 p.m. on Friday, January 1, 2021 at Gothenburg Health. He weighed 7 lbs. 3 oz. and was 18” long. Elkin is the son of Andrew and Alicia Knust. He was welcomed home by big brother Daniel and big sister Emma. PHOTO COURTESY OF GOTHENBURG HEALTH